Creating Dynamic Image Thumbnails Using PHP

Think how many websites that are built and need an image, and a thumbnail version of that image. When building boxofficeBUZ I came across a very simple but normal issue. Why waste time creating an image and thumbnail version in Photoshop or any other image processing software, why not do it dynamically with php. Image […]

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Five Useful Coding Techniques for Building a Dynamic Website

The ideal web experience for the average Internet user is one that feels both intuitive and interesting. The best websites create the sense that the future is now, and that users already know how it works. This creates a bit of excitement and makes users want to revisit a webpage simply because it’s fun to […]

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Best Practices for Mobile App Sites

Since the dawn of the Smartphone, the amount of apps for almost any purpose from taking better photographs to making fart noises has exploded in numbers in a considerable way. While apps have some advantage in that they will be included within the catalogue of the device manufacturer such as Apple’s app store, it’s important […]

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The Basics of Good Database Design in Web Development

Databases are everywhere, including everywhere in the world of web development. Everything from the simplest blogs and directories and to robust user-oriented websites use databases. No matter how complex or simple the website and corresponding database may be though, each takes careful planning in order to run efficiently and also securely. In this article, we’ll […]

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Building a Flash Contact Form with PHP and AS3

Adobe Flash has offered countless benefits for web developers over the years. With the latest release of Adobe CS5 we have seen a huge step forward in the Flash development environment. Not only does the release include additional tools, menus, and commands, but the ActionScript panel has been upgraded as well. In this tutorial we’ll […]

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An In-depth Understanding of Character Encoding

Character encoding is not necessarily something many new web developers care about, or even understand. At first, it seems using and declaring proper character encoding is something we should do, but since we don’t see the immediate effect, we don’t always necessarily think it’s important. So what is character encoding anyway? Why should we as […]

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Ecommerce Solutions for Websites: Paid, Open-Source, or Custom-made?

E-commerce is a growing commodity in web development, and any web developer can benefit from learning how to develop for a popular e-commerce solution. The majority of web development clients these days require or want some sort of solution for selling goods or services online. Furthermore, they want this solution to be easy for them […]

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Working with Backend E-commerce Payments Online

Taking payments online is a process which has been around for over a decade. It’s common place these days to order anything you’d like online, practically no hassle! Modern society takes these options for granted as the amount of private e-commerce solutions has grown dramatically. Security is always top priority in these cases, even more […]

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jQuery Techniques For Good User Experience

There are many well-identified ways to increase the satisfaction of users through clear interactions, thus enhancing the functionality of a website. These good practices all have their individual translation into jQuery components that can be applied and customized to achieve each user interaction goal. The following is a list of these main interactions accomplished through […]

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A Game for iPhone: From a Silly Idea to an Application

A few years ago I created two characters that soon became very popular – Rabtus and Cumber. Their personalities were formed and added to with time and they became two characters that tease and torment each other gently and with a lot of humor. To show main source of content: http://www.onextrapixel.com/2011/07/11/a-game-for-iphone-from-a-silly-idea-to-an-application/

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